Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Lynn H. Slade

Native American Law Watch Summer 2018

…in the context of Oklahoma’s unique history. Continue Reading Update on Dakota Access Pipeline Litigation We previously reported on the Dakota Access Pipeline litigation, including in our Summer 2017 Watch….

Tenth Circuit Overturns BLM’s Mancos Shale Oil and Gas APD Approvals

…issued an opinion on this important administrative law, judicial review issue the day after the Tenth Circuit’s opinion. This firm has previously reported on the Dakota Access matter. See….

Native American Law Watch – Fall 2016

View as PDF Articles: Dakota Access Controversy: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Policy Review of Federal Government’s Tribal Consultation Obligations, and Why This Matters to…

NALW Winter 2016-2017

View as PDF Articles: Dakota Access Pipeline Project Update The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project continues to be the subject of extensive news coverage and ongoing controversy. Last quarter’s Watch…

Tribal Law and Courts

An Employee’s Bankruptcy Can Assist New Mexico Employers Defend Against The Employee’s Claims

…goal of complete and fair disclosure during the bankruptcy process, which ultimately benefits all creditors. If an employer as access to the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER), bankruptcy…

Religious Freedom v. The Blaine Amendment: Current Challenges to a Discriminatory Remnant of the Nineteenth Century

…of the poorest students gain equal access to quality educational materials. The New Mexico Association of Non-Public Schools (“Association”), along with non-public schools and students, intervened in the suit to…

Ranching and Agriculture

New Mexico’s Public Lands Commissioner Announces Intention to End Easements to State Lands for Pumping Fresh Groundwater

Public Lands Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard on December 15, 2020 informed companies holding easements granting access for pumping fresh water from state trust lands managed by the New Mexico State…